TRUECar, Inc.: Senior Ruby (Rails/Sinatra) Developer (Santa Monica and San Francisco)

Posted by | January 21, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: Santa Monica, CA


Changing the Way Cars are Sold.
Senior Ruby (Rails/Sinatra) Developer
(Santa Monica and San Francisco)
Who Are We? TRUECar, Inc.
is a
revolutionary Internet company with a mission to reinvent how cars are bought
and sold. We’re a bunch of driven industry leaders, entrepreneurs and
technology hotshots, and we like to play as hard as we work. Located just
blocks from the beach in Santa Monica, CA, our two divisions, Zag and,
are currently growing like crazy and we are looking for energetic new talent.
Why TRUECar?  We ranked 209 on the
2010 Inc. 500 list of Fastest Growing Companies in America.  We use lean startup / agile development
processes.  We leverage our speed and ideas to be the David who dances
with the automotive Goliaths.  Lone wolves No:  great teammates Yes.
Who Are We Looking For?  Right now, we’re looking for 2 Senior Ruby (Rails/Sinatra) Developers to build the technology used
to power our production websites, APIs, widgets, and internal tools. We’re
lucky enough to have an amazingly great (and fun) team and are smart enough to
know that only by keeping our team’s DNA at the top of the chart can we
continue to grow into the game-changing company we feel destined to be.
Highly energetic team
committed to a great product and culture
Fully funded company
– built-in financing & exit strategy PLUS great upside
Highly experienced
industry and start up veterans
Growing, viable
revenue streams
Possess a burning
internal goal of creating game-changing product
Will leave your ego
at the door and thrive in healthy debate
Have passionate
integrity and a healthy sense of work/life balance
Can work productively
together with and learn from other top-level players
Are a world-class
developer looking for the right team & opportunity to really make an impact
knowledge of Ruby on Rails (2 years+), Sinatra is a plus
Have delivered great
technology quickly and understand how to ship in a fast-changing environment
Well versed in Agile
processes / TDD / Continuous Integration
Good communicator and
team member
Smart and gets things
done – you have a can-do attitude for anything from server setup and build
maintenance through to QA and feature delivery
Thorough experience & understanding of:
Rails up to 3 / Ruby
1.9.2, MySQL
RSpec 1.x / TDD
Javascript / JQuery /
Git / Capistrano
Bonus points for
these – else an interest and ability to learn quickly:
Sinatra / Unicorn
MongoDB / Redis /
Thinking Sphinx
Linux and/or OSX
Development (we use RubyMine)
Webrat / Selenium /
ScrewUnit / Jasmine / Cucumber
Facebook Connect-JS
Amazon AWS EC2/S3/RDS
Data feed management
and integration
issues (deployment, monitoring)
Anything mobile
(iPhone / iPad, Android, etc)
We get that this skill set doesn’t come
So of course we
offer a highly competitive salary and a wealth of great benefits including
company equity, 100% paid family medical, dental, vision, and a healthy 401k.
Add that to an environment with world class leadership, explosive growth,
passion for fun, and great work. We are constantly evolving our employee perks,
like gym reimbursements, referral and patent bonuses and incentive programs.
Interested? Let’s connect.  Send us your resume, cover letter, and links
to your portfolio, and we’ll be in touch.

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